The Blog Plan: Reading John Polhill

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For the next few months I plan on blogging through John Polhill’s Paul and His Letters (Broadman & Holman, 1999).  I am teaching Pauline Lit this fall, so this is an academic exercise for me, as well as for my students.  I have used Polhill for several years now and it is a rather useful guide to Paul’s letters.  What I particularly enjoy is the way he places the letters within the context of the book of Acts, given that many of my students have not had a chance to study Acts closely.

I will intersperse a few posts from N. T. Wright’s Paul: A Fresh Perspective as well as other Pauline Theology items as they arise in my reading or class discussions.